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Austest Welcomes decision to base Australia’s space agency in Adelaide

Today’s decision to base Australia’s new space agency at Lot Fourteen on the old Royal Adelaide Hospital site in Adelaide has been…

Wed, 12 Dec 2018  |  Read more

KITCHEN ASSEMBLY TESTING TO AS/NZS 4387 SERIES

The range of mechanical testing services performed by Austest Laboratories has recently expanded to incorporate strength and durability testing of domestic kitchen…

Wed, 21 Nov 2018  |  Read more

AS/NZS 3013 fire and mechanical performance of wiring system elements

Austest Laboratories is pleased to announce further expansion of its capabilities to include mechanical testing of cables and wiring elements…

Wed, 15 Aug 2018  |  Read more

3 additional Environmental Chambers Austest Labs Melbourne

Austest Laboratories Melbourne has commissioned 3 additional temperature and humidity chambers operating over a -40 to +100°C, 20 – 98%RH…

Fri, 8 Jun 2018  |  Read more

New Impact, Tension and Compression equipment Austest Sydney

Over January,  Austest’s Environmental Testing Department has successfully completed commissioning of Radmana ITR-2000 Instrumented Impact Tester and Shimadzu UMH-10 Universal Testing…

Sun, 18 Feb 2018  |  Read more

Austest Adelaide V2.0

                    As the only commercial EMC lab in South Australia, Austest…

Thu, 30 Nov 2017  |  Read more

Controlled Solar Testing of Large Items

Austest Labs currently performs solar testing in 4 broad spectrum /solar test chambers located in our Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne…

Wed, 29 Nov 2017  |  Read more

EXPLAINING SRS – PART 3 Higher Level SRS Shock Tests

Higher Level SRS Shock Tests As noted in our earlier article EXPLAINING SRS – PART 2, manufacturers and end customers…

Wed, 29 Nov 2017  |  Read more

New Salt Mist / Corrosion standard IEC 60068-2-52

IEC 6068-2-52:2017 has superseded IEC 60038-2-52:1996 as of 17 November 2017, with the new standard harmonised with ISO 9227 “Corrosion tests…

Fri, 17 Nov 2017  |  Read more

Austest commissions new thermal shock chamber

Austest Laboratories has added a fully programmable 1m x 1m x 1m temperature and humidity chamber capable of ramp rates…

Mon, 4 Sep 2017  |  Read more

Austest Labs selected by Boeing Defence Australia for Project Currawong

Austest Laboratories has been selected to test the strength and durability of equipment designed for Project Currawong for Boeing Defence…

Mon, 4 Sep 2017  |  Read more

Austest Melbourne adds combined vibration and temperature capabilities

Austest Laboratories is pleased to announce the further expansion of its environmental test capabilities with the commissioning of a combined…

Fri, 11 Aug 2017  |  Read more

Ingress Protection (IP) Basics of Dust and Water standard AS 60529

It should be self-evident that enclosures and items designed to be used outside or in harsh environmental conditions, should be…

Tue, 4 Apr 2017  |  Read more

Explaining SRS – Part 2

SRS in Defence Applications and Replacement for MIL-STD-901D Introduction: Equipment designed for defence applications are usually required to pass tests…

Thu, 13 Oct 2016  |  Read more

Explaining SRS Part 1

This is the 1st of a 2 part series explaining the various types of shock testing and SRS (Shock Response…

Tue, 6 Sep 2016  |  Read more